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Welcome To Sir Salimullah Medical College
the University of Dhaka. Mitford Hospital is the first and Sir Salimullah
Medical College is the best medical college of Bangladesh.
Mitford Hospital Started
its journey on 1st May,1858. This was the frist general Hospital of the
eastern part of undivided British ruled Bengal. Mitford Hospital is named
after Sir Robert Mitford, Collector of Dhaka and a longserving judge of
the Provincial Court of Appeal.
On 1st July 1875, Dhaka Medical School Started its Journey.
On the 2nd April 1887, foundation stone.
On 1st July 1875, Dhaka Medical School Started its Journey.
On the 2nd April 1887, foundation stone of new school building was laid
W.R Larminie Commissioner Dhaka Division. It was opened by Sir SC Bayley,
Lt Governor of Bengal on 22nd September 1889. In 1903, Nawab Sir Salimullah
donated money to establish, maternity and female eye word. Dhaka Medical
School was changed to Medical College in 1962 and it was named Mitford
Medical College. In 1963 the college was named after Nawab Sir Salimullah(1871-1915)
"Sir Salimullah Medical College" to acknowledge the contributions
of the Nawabs.
During 1963-1972 condensed courses for MBBS degree was offered.
In 1972 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Father of the
Nation, Upgraded it as a full-fledge medical college and the first batch
student of MBBS degree enrolled in 1973.
Sir Salimullah Medical College
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স্যার সলিমুল্লাহ মেডিকেল কলেজ,ঢাকা
|Type||Public medical school|
|University of Dhaka|
|Principal||Md. Billal Alam|
23°42′38″N 90°24′04″E / 23.7106°N 90.4011°E Coordinates : 23°42′38″N 90°24′04″E / 23.7106°N 90.4011°E
Sir Salimullah Medical College (SSMC) ( Bengali : স্যার সলিমুল্লাহ মেডিকেল কলেজ) is a state-supported medical college in Dhaka , Bangladesh . Founded in 1875 as Dhaka Medical School, it was renamed in 1962 in honor of Khwaja Salimullah (1871-1915), a Bengali aristocrat, politician, and patron of education.  The school includes Mitford Hospital , one of the oldest hospitals in Bangladesh. 
- 1 History
- 2 Campus
- 3 Academics
- 4 Courses
- 4.1 Undergraduate
- 4.2 Postgraduate
- 5 Student organisations
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
History[ edit ]
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Sir Salimullah Medical College was established in 1961 as Dhaka Medical School in the old part of the capital city, Dhaka. Mitford Hospital was a part of the school. Donations from sixteen local nawabs and philanthropists financed the erection of a dedicated medical school building in 1889.
The school was made a medical college in 1962. To acknowledge the contributions of the nawabs, the college was named after Nawab Sir Salimullah (1871–1915).
Until 1957 the License of Medical Faculty (LMF) degree was offered by this college. During 1963–1972 condensed courses for the Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) degree were offered. In 1972 the school was upgraded as a full-fledged medical college and the first MBBS students enrolled in 1973.
The civil surgeon of Dhaka was in charge of both the college and the hospital until 1974, when a principal and a superintendent were appointed for the above institutions. The superintendent was later (1984) made the director of the hospital.
Campus[ edit ]
It is located at Mitford Road, Babubazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
There are eight hostels (dormitories) in this medical college. The main hostel and its extension (male), BDS hostel (male), Alauddin hostel (male), three ladies hostels, Internee hostel (male) and Internee Hostel (female).
Academics[ edit ]
The medical college consists of the following departments: preclinical (anatomy, physiology, biochemistry), paraclinical (pathology, microbiology, forensic medicine, community medicine, pharmacology), clinical medicine (general medicine, psychiatry, neuromedicine, nephrology, cardiology, skin-and-venereal diseases), paediatrics, surgery (general surgery, orthopaedic surgery, paediatric surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, Urology, cardiothoracic surgery), ophthalmology, otolaryngorhinology, anesthesiology, gynaecology and obstetrics, and diagnostic (clinical laboratory, radiology and imaging). In the year 2012 college also started the undergraduate course in dentistry (BDS) and 67 students has been admitted in this year. The medical college possesses a 600-bed general hospital including OPD and IPD services in the above disciplines and an integrated emergency department.
Between 190 and 200 students with pre-medical A-level education are admitted each year through open competitive medical examination for undergraduates. Students are awarded undergraduate MBBS & BDS degree after five years’ study in college and hospital and four professional examinations under the University of Dhaka. Then, they do one year full residency training in the hospital to get registration from BMDC for practising medicine in Bangladesh. It is one of the most reputed medical college in South Asia and is widely regarded as one of the country’s top medical schools. The undergraduate program of this college is recognised by General Medical Council of UK.
The medical college provides post graduate education in surgery, medicine, gynaecology and obstetrics. The degrees awarded are MD, MS and diplomas.
Courses[ edit ]
Undergraduate[ edit ]
BDS AND MBBS
Postgraduate[ edit ]
- MD (Internal Medicine)
- MD (Neuro Medicine)
- MD (Pediatrics)
- MD (Nephrology)
- MD (Cardiology)
- MD (Radiology and Imaging)
- MD (Pathology)
- MD (Biochemistry)
- MS (General Surgery)
- MS (Ophthalmology)
- MS (Otolaryngology)
- MS (Urology)
- MS (Gynae and Obs.)
- M-Phil (Anatomy)
- M-Phil (Physiology)
- M-Phil (Pharmacology)
- M-Phil (Microbiology)
- MPH- Community Medicine
- Diploma Cardiology
- Diploma in Gynae and Obs.
- Diploma in Orthopaedic Surgery
- Diploma In Child Health
- Diploma in Anaesthesiology
- Diploma In Ophthalmology.
- Diploma in Forensic Medicine.
Student organisations[ edit ]
- Students Welfare Organization (SWO)
- Photographic Club of SSMC
- LEO club of SSMC
- SANDHANI SSMC UNIT ( currently banned by academic council due to political involvement of the volunteers)
See also[ edit ]
- List of medical colleges in Bangladesh
References[ edit ]
- ^ Shahida Alam (2012), “Mitford Hospital” , in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
- ^ Sydul Hoque (2012), “Sir Salimullah Medical College” , in Sirajul Islam and Ahmed A. Jamal, Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.), Asiatic Society of Bangladesh
External links[ edit ]
- Official Website
- Medical colleges in Bangladesh
- Universities and colleges in Dhaka
- Hospitals in Dhaka
- Educational institutions established in 1875
- 1875 establishments in India
- EngvarB from March 2017
- Use dmy dates from March 2017
- Coordinates on Wikidata
- Articles containing Bengali-language text
- Wikipedia articles needing clarification from April 2018
- All Wikipedia articles needing clarification
- This page was last edited on 15 October 2018, at 08:41 (UTC).
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